DolphiniteDolphinite Products, manufacturer of color match gelcoat and a complementary line of boat care and repair products, has launched its web site at www.dolphinite.com. Dolphinite’s repair and maintenance product line includes the GelMatch™ Gelcoat Color Matching System, winner of a National Marine Manufacturer’s Association Product Innovation Award at IBEX 2012. GelMatch provides the industry’s only OEM all-in-one, color-matched gelcoat for boats manufactured since 1980.

Dolphinite gelcoat, resins, putties, cleaners and waxes utilize high quality ingredients and provide the usability, luster and superior protection to meet the most stringent marine industry requirements.

All-In-One GelMatch™ gelcoat is a precise mixture of ISO polyester gelcoat, Super Gloss Additive, Reducer Additive, Color Guard Additive and gelcoat color pigments for a perfect spray application.
• Exact gelcoat color match the first time
• Highest grade of ISO gelcoat
• No Mixing or Adding
• Ready to use, easy to Spray, Sag Resistant
• Contains Super Gloss Additive & Reducer
• Excellent Weather Ability and Chemical Resistance
• Resistance to Water Blistering

Dolphinite Gelcoat Filler and Polishing Putty is an all-in-one formula that includes Super-gloss Additive and Color Guard Additive and only requires the addition of MEKP catalyst. It is not necessary to add wax or reducer. Lays out smooth with a high gloss and tack free finish. Requires only wet sanding of the edges with 400 to 800/grit wet-dry sandpaper and buff with Dolphinite Gelcoat Restorer to finish.
• Fills cracks, gauges and holes for a quick easy repair
• Includes Super-gloss Additive
• Includes Color Guard Additive
• Easy sanding and polishing

New Dolphinite T-Wax Sealant Formula with GelGuard™ Additives is an advanced resin-based polymer formula, with the addition of GelGuard™, that creates an extremely durable finish with a super-gloss shine that lasts up to two seasons.
• Gelcoat Restorer Additive
• Gelcoat Color Guard Additive
• Gelcoat Insulator Additive

GelGuard™ additives have a unique blend of resin-based polymers that are able to penetrate the pores of the Gelcoat providing triple protection against the environment by creating an extremely durable GelGuard™ shield. Dolphinite Cleaner Wax with GelGuard™ Gelcoat Restorer Additive is arguably the most powerful All-In-One Cleaner Wax on the market, with three new gelcoat additives. Dolphinite Gelcoat Restorer Compound is an extremely fast-cutting compound that can repair a 30-year-old heavily oxidized boat in minutes - leaving no swirl marks.

www.dolphinite.com

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Shrink Wrap2020 is a year of change – self-isolation, social distancing, quarantine, and working remotely have become the norm. For many, this has been a bitter pill to swallow. Another bitter pill for boaters is the delay of the season. Provincial laws differ – so terms like ‘essential’ aren’t translating widely across the marine world.

In BC, marinas remain open and fuel is available, sometimes with conditions. In Ontario, marinas, boat launches, yacht clubs and the professionals that service the marine industry aren’t considered essential, unless the service and location allows a person to access their permanent residence only accessible by boat.

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CY Virtual Video Boat Tours

Virtual Boat ToursWe all love boats and nothing can break us up! So, what better way to spend our time than looking at interesting boats and going aboard in a virtual ride or tour. We have asked our friends at various dealers and manufacturers to help us assemble a one-stop online resource to experience some of the most interesting boats on the market today. Where the CY Team has done a review, we connect you to that expert viewpoint. Our Virtual Show will continue to grow so visit frequently and check it out. If you can’t go boating, you can almost experience the thrill via your screen. Not quite the same, but we hope you enjoy our fine tour collection.

 

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KingstonBy Amy Hogue

Cruise into the city of Kingston, Ontario, and it will quickly become clear that this city and surrounding waterways have something special. Built around the northern shore of Lake Ontario, Kingston is the place to go if you love to explore new waterways, fantastic views, and exceptional boating opportunities.

Sitting at the intersection of three world-class Canadian bodies of water, Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal (Cataraqui River from Kingston to Newboro), the water’s influence is deeply woven into Kingston’s culture and history. 

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